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    Read the terrifying true story that inspired Candyman
    By Jamie Clark on Aug 10th 2020
    One of the plot points of 1992’s Candyman centered around a unique way the builders of Chicago’s Cabrini Green cut corners: making the walls so thin that in order to cut a recess for the bathroom mirror they had to cut straight through to the other apartment. This meant that if both sides removed their …
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    Actor John Saxon passes away at 83
    By Jamie Clark on Jul 26th 2020
    Legendary actor John Saxon passed away on Saturday. He was 83 years old. John Saxon is possibly best known to horror fans as Nancy’s dad in the A Nightmare on Elm Street series, appearing in the first, third, and final installment of the series. He acted in countless other horror classics like Black Christmas and …
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    “Evil Dead” documentary, “Hail to the Deadites”, gets a virtual premiere
    By Jamie Clark on Jul 20th 2020
    After many years in the making, director Steve Villeneuve will finally premiere his documentary, Hail to the Deadites, at the Fantasia Festival this August. The film documents the rabid fans of The Evil Dead franchise, in addition to featuring interviews with cast and crew. Fantasia Festival is slated for August, 2020.
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    “Lost Boys” Director Joel Schumacher Dies at 80
    By Jamie Clark on Jun 22nd 2020
    Joel Schumacher, director of seminal 80s films like “St. Elmo’s Fire” and future-podcast-episode “The Lost Boys” has passed away at the age of 80. Perhaps most notorious for putting nipples on Batman in 1997’s “Batman and Robin”, he had a great career full of hits, including “Batman Forever”, “The Client”, and “Falling Down”. He made …
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    DaCosta’s “Candyman” remake has a creepy new shadow puppet trailer
    By Jamie Clark on Jun 19th 2020
    I have intentionally not learned too much about the new Candyman remake from director Nia DaCosta, still hoping to be surprised when the film hits theaters later this year. That’s why I was pleasantly surprised to see a trailer in the form of a puppet trailer drop today: The trailer features a stylized puppet and …
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    ‘The Evil Dead’ is returning to drive-in theaters this summer in glorious 4K
    By Jamie Clark on Jun 12th 2020
    Exciting news for fans of Bruce Campbell, and bad news for those of us with tree phobias, this summer The Evil Dead will be hitting drive-in theaters once again. Last year Grindhouse Releasing unveiled their 4K restoration of the original print – along with a brand new soundtrack from Joseph LoDuca. Now that print is …
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    First look at HBO/Jordan Peele series “Lovecraft Country”
    By Jamie Clark on May 2nd 2020
    We’re finally getting a trailer for the new horror themed HBO series “Lovecraft Country“. Executive produced by Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams. The one-hour drama series based on the 2016 novel by Matt Ruff, follows Atticus Black as he joins his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s …
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    You can purchase the house from ‘People Under the Stairs’
    By Jamie Clark on Apr 11th 2020
    Great news! You can now be the proud owner of a cinematic piece of history. The house featured in the 1991 Wes Craven film “The People Under The Stairs”. Better news: it will only set you back a cool $2.5 million. The extensive, 7,707-square-foot home contains eight bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. Many of its original …
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    Quarantine fix: Listen to the unabridged Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors audiobook
    By Jamie Clark on Apr 10th 2020
    We’ve all been tasked with finding more to do at home while we’re sheltering in place, so why not cram in a little culture and get caught up on some of the great novels of our time. For example, the novelization of “A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors” by Jeffrey Cooper. YouTube channel …
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    Artist recreates horror movies as classic Disney comics
    By Jamie Clark on Apr 10th 2020
    A graphic designer knows as Kickpunch has created a series of images recreating classic horror movies done in the style of Disney comics. There are some amazing little touches, like Jason/Ariel’s hockey mask bikini. And the Evil Dead 2 inspired Bambi 2 caption of “Dead by Fawn” is almost too much to handle. Check out …